Apple Ginger Brown Rice
This apple and ginger-flavored brown rice recipe is a simple and flavorful side dish that will work well with just about any meal. Unlike white rice, brown rice retains the nutritious bran and germ covering of the rice grain.
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup finely diced onion
1 cup uncooked brown rice
1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger
2 cups water
1 cup Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® All Natural 100% Juice
1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1/4 cup golden raisins or currants
Ground black pepper
Sliced green onions (optional)
- Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add diced onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes or until soft.
- Stir in rice and ginger. Add water, Juicy Juice and bouillon. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover; cook for 40 minutes or until most of liquid is almost absorbed and rice is almost tender. Remove from heat.
- Stir in raisins. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork; season with pepper. Garnish with green onions.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 160 Calories from Fat: 35 Total Fat: 4 g Saturated Fat: 0.5 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 190 mg Carbohydrates: 28 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 7 g Protein: 2 g.
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